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Old 03-31-2009, 04:20 PM   #11
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Thanks Buzz. That is exactly what I was looking for. I will be cutting on an end grain board. I just checked my tracking number and it was delivered today (days before I expected it). I can't wait to get home and test it out.
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Old 03-31-2009, 05:15 PM   #12
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Thanks Buzz. That is exactly what I was looking for. I will be cutting on an end grain board. I just checked my tracking number and it was delivered today (days before I expected it). I can't wait to get home and test it out.
The Toji DP is a tremendous bargain. There have been a few complaints about the fit of the handle on the tang and that the handle has a somewhat "boxy" shape. The DP I gave my daughter had no such issues. In any case, if there is a problem it can probably be fixed with some sandpaper, and if you use a pinch grip instead of a full handle grip you won't notice it anyway.

The DPs come fairly sharp from the factory but you'll be able get it sharper with your EdgePro. When cutting with this kind of blade use a light touch and let the edge do the work. I think you'll really enjoy it.

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I can understand what people mean about the boxy handle. It won't be an issue for me, but I can see how it would be for some.

It is heavier than I expected, but not uncomfortably so. I love the shape. It is quite sharp out of the box. It sliced through scallions like they were not even there and I was able to make thinner than paper slices of a grape with no effort.

I know I am going to love this knife.
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Which model did you get, how long is it?
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Old 04-01-2009, 07:43 PM   #15
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Ummmm. I think the thread title covers it pretty well Charlie. LOL
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Old 04-01-2009, 08:18 PM   #16
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Which model did you get, how long is it?
Buzz pretty much covered it Yes the title of the thread gives you all the info. It is a Gyutou (which is like a chefs knife) and the size is 210 which, if I am not mistaken, is a little over 8 inches.
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Ummmm. I think the thread title covers it pretty well Charlie. LOL
Those used to buying German or domestic knives probably won't realize "210" refers to a size since knives here are generally listed by their size in inches. Japanese knives are usually listed by their metric size (or by some Japanese sizes like a "Sun"). Therefore a 210 means 210mm, close to the ol' standby 8" chef knife.
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Buzz pretty much covered it Yes the title of the thread gives you all the info. It is a Gyutou (which is like a chefs knife) and the size is 210 which, if I am not mistaken, is a little over 8 inches.
One of this this I will learn who to read and actually pay atention to what I am reading. My bigest problem in life, not paying attetntion. In todays world I'd be deemed ADSD and fed bunch of medications.

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